DEATH TOLL ESCALATING IN WILDFIRE IN US STATE OF CALIFORNIA




Mustafa AY – TDO – 18.11.2018 In US state of California, officials accelerated fire-extinguishing and search-rescue operations in 52.000-hectare area, which wildfire burned 27.000 people’ houses to ashes. US officials managed to contain most of fires, which pushed them into focusing more on search-rescue operations since the number of missing has just increased over 1000.

US officials, conducting search-rescue operations, found 8 burnt bodies in ruins. With this number, the death toll increased to 71. President Donald Trump arrived at California to examine the cost of wildfire and search-rescue operations on the ground. He was briefed by the officials.